How to Qualify & Request Help

How to Qualify for Help 

1. Residence: clients must live in Cook County

2. Income and assets: clients must have a household income at or below one hundred fifty percent (150%) of the Federal Poverty Level and limited liquid assets

3. Age and/or Disability: clients must be 60 years old or older or live with a permanent disability

How to Request CDEL's Help

Call 312.376.1880


To find out if CDEL can help you, please call
us between 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Monday through Friday.


A CDEL volunteer will collect basic information about you and your legal problem.

CDEL offers appointments at community sites throughout Cook County. To learn more, visit our programs page. 

205 West Randolph, Suite 1610 Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312.376.1880
Fax: 312.376.1885
Email: info @

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